Evan Andrews - email@example.com
My general area of research is subnational political economy. My dissertation examines how electoral rules affect political competition and public spending, using the case of Brazilian municipalities. I also have working papers on local government management of natural resource revenue, and on local-government adoption of own-source tax revenue in a rentier economy.
Nicholas John Armstrong - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Armstrong is the Senior Director of Research and Policy at Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. His research interests include organizational issues related to national security policy, focusing on strategic management, U.S. interagency policy-making, and post-conflict reconstruction.
Maria T. Brown - email@example.com
Dr. Brown is Professor of Practice in the School of Social Work at Syracuse University. A social gerontologist who uses the life course perspective to research the later-life experiences of socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals, women, and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities, she is also interested in the long-term care experiences of cognitively disabled older adults and their caregivers. A Hartford Geriatric Social Work Doctoral Fellow for 2008-2010, her research interests include the experiences of underserved and underrepresented groups of elderly (racial/ethnic and sexual minorities, the poor and the mentally ill). In 2010, she received the Gerontological Society of America’s Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) Section Student Research Award at the Dissertation Level. Her work has been published in The Gerontologist, the Journal of Sexuality Research and Social Policy, and the Encyclopedia of Health and Aging.
Changyong Choi - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Choi is currently Assistant Professor at the Korea Development Institute, Seoul, South Korea. His research interests are in market development, democratization, and governance reform in former communist countries. His current work explores the phenomenon of “marketization from the bottom” in North Korea since the mid 1990s and its impact on information flow, behavior and motivation in both the state apparatus and the populace of the country.
Saheli Datta - email@example.com
Dr. Datta's principal research interests are in the areas of Human Rights and International Law. In particular, her research focuses on refugees and human rights in South Asia, looking at the causes of displacement of Rohingya refugees from Burma and exploring possible solutions to the resulting refugee crisis.
Dana Michelle Hill - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Hill's research examines how the most marginalized Ecuadorians – rural women of color – understand and respond to a new constitution that grants them full citizenship rights. Its purpose is advancing knowledge about the processes through which women’s consciousness is heightened to make them more critically engaged citizens, a development that is crucial for the full development of democracy and the quest for justice in Ecuador.
Kimberly Johnson - email@example.com
Dr. Johnson studies economic citizenship, food bio-politics, distributive justice, the role business interests play in shaping U.S. and global food landscapes, and how broad based social movements resist these influences. Her dissertation research specifically looks at science and the consumer role in the trans fat policy in NYC through a political economy lens.
Lindsey Kingston - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kingston is currently
Assistant Professor of International Human Rights in the
Department of History, Politics, and International Relations at
Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She also serves as Director of
the B.A. program in International Human Rights and as Associate
Director of the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies.
Her research interests include citizenship theory, conflict resolution, human
rights, and issues surrounding the condition of statelessness.
Jesse D. Lecy - email@example.com
Dr. Lecy is Associate Professor of the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University. His research focuses on
economic analysis of non-profit markets, social innovation, organizational effectiveness and community
Alma Louise Lowry - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lowry's research interests include conflict resolution and public participation in the environmental policy process. Of particular interest is the concept and process of public participation in administrative decision making, whether it is effective; what makes it effective, particularly for traditionally disempowered groups; and whether such participation can further environmental justice or other social justice goals.
Sarah Ann Marusek - email@example.com
Dr. Marusek's work examines the role of charity in Islamic societies, mostly focusing on participatory welfare practices in Iran and Lebanon. Her research medology draws on a critical trans-disciplinary framework and in her dissertation used ethnographic methods to map out the welfare systems in the Shi’i communities of Lebanon, a population that has been historically marginalized by the Lebanese state and society.
Todd Metcalfe - firstname.lastname@example.org
My work is broadly concerned with environmental policy and economics. My current research focuses on how climate change policy impacts pollution of waterways.
Gearoid Millar - email@example.com
Dr. Millar is Lecturer in Peace and Reconciliation at Aberdeen University, Scotland. His research focuses on international conflict resolution, post-conflict peacebuilding and reconciliation in light of how alternate concepts of justice, truth, reconciliation, and peace complicate the application of western derived peacebuilding projects constructed on normative western conceptions of these social goods.
Christopher Morley - MorleyCP@upstate.edu
Dr. Morley is Chair of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine at the Upstate Medical University of New
York. His main research interests are in health disparities in primary
care. He is also active in medical education, and maintains secondary interests
in psychiatric genetics, research design, practice-based research networks, and
Anthony J. Nocella, II - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Nocella is a visiting professor at Hamline University School of Education. His research interests include peace and conflict studies, terrorism and security studies, criminal and restorative justice, critical pedagogy, and disability studies.
Bandita Sijapati - email@example.com
Dr. Sijapati is Assistant Professor at the University of Nepal. Her principal research interests are in the areas of political socialization, citizenship and immigration, as well as conflict studies, democratic transition, and identity politics.
Todd Sodano - firstname.lastname@example.org
Todd Sodano is Associate Professor, and Director of Film and Television Studies at St. John Fisher College. His research examines the production, distribution and reception of the HBO
series The Wire and the influence of television critics during its
five-season run. His general areas of research interest are in the social
impact of mass media and include cable television's fragmentation of the TV
viewing audience and how this has influenced television industrially,
artistically and socially.
Gae Hee Song - email@example.com
Dr. Song's research interests are in international migration and refugee movements, particularly those from North Korea to South Korea.
Vivek Srinivasan - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Srinivasan manages the Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford University. The research center is concerned with the role of technology in fostering democracy, human rights and development. His primary research interest is on India’s public services and in his current role he is experimenting with ways of making government transparent to people in rural areas through mobile phones.
Anya Elizabeth Stanger - email@example.com
Anya Stanger ('15) is an affiliate in the Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Department at UC Davis, and teaches Sociology and Women's Studies at Sierra College. She is currently working on a manuscript based on her dissertation, tentatively titled "Privileged Resistance: Prisoners of Conscience in the US, 1980-2009."
Amy Tweedy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Amy Tweedy is Assistant Vice President for Program and Partnerships at SUNY Empire State College. Her research interests include the
study of geographies of emotion, sexuality and space, the sociology of work,
women's studies and queer theory.
Lili Wang - email@example.com
Dr. Wang is Instructor in the Mathematics Department at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY.Her research interests are in information technology application and management, user-centered evaluation of IT initiatives, and the experimental study of IT implementation within organizations.
Brandy Witthoft - firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandy Witthoft is currently the Director of USAID (United States Agency for International Development). Her primary research interests are in the areas of forced human migration, refugee resettlement in the United States, and United States immigration policy and practice. Her secondary interests are in social and economic development, especially with regards to Africa.